TABLE 2-1: 1997 Employment Characteristics for All Doctorates and 1998 Graduate Enrollments at Doctoral Granting Institutions

1997 Employment1

 

Total Employed

Academic Faculty*

Tenured & Tenure Track Faculty

Other Academic Personnel

Non-Academic Employment

All Postdoctoral Positions

1998 Full Time Enrollment2

Agricultural Sciences

21,264

8,201

7,470

1,448

11,042

573

8,529

Biological Sciences

101,767

41,625

34,640

8,680

39,134

12,328

45,054

Medical Sciences

16,581

7,850

6,390

954

7,276

501

41,019

Engineering

87,954

22,365

20,332

3,205

60,528

1,856

63,806

Mathematics and Computer Science

32,024

17,309

16,012

1,454

12,856

405

26,553

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

15,766

5,354

4,594

1,578

8,111

723

9,952

Astronomy and Physics

35,803

10,073

8,766

3,130

20,551

2,049

10,326

Chemistry

53,398

12,238

11,016

2,648

36,398

2,114

15,281

Social Sciences

63,116

36,643

33,276

4,915

20,986

572

49,828

Psychology

75,347

21,219

17,790

5,347

46,740

2,041

29,032

* Individuals with faculty rank, tenured positions, or tenure track positions

1 Source: Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1997

2 Source: Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering



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